Callie Greeff from TrackCyclingSA leads the veterans standings.
The WP track league kicks off on Saturday, 20 May’23, at Bellville velodrome. The loadshedding schedule has been consulted and there is no impact on the event.
Entries close on 17 May’23. Click here for league and event details.
The maximum gear ratio is limited to 90-inches. This encourages rides to use leg speed. It is a fun way to get going again on the track after a break since the track nations in April.
The WP track league is heating up after a super attendance at event 4.
The 5th of the 7 event series takes place tomorrow at the Bellville velodrome.
DSV leads the team competition with TrackCyclingSa in 2nd place with ASAP in 3rd. Tomorrow evening the teams will do battle in an 8-lap team pursuit where 4 riders of each team will aim to set the fastest time.
The leaders per category are:
Sprint tournament: Jordan September (Kinetic Pro)
CAT A: Ethan Kulsen (DSV)
CAT B: Theo Williams (DSV)
Women: Charlissa Schultz (Eden)
Veterans: Oswin Booysen (Bellville)
The 3rd round of the Western Province track cycling league takes place at the Bellville velodrome tonight. Racing starts at 7pm. Registration and number collection closes at 6.45pm.
The event features racing for all categories and an open team sprint competition. DSV, TrackCyclingSA, ASAP and Kinetic have all committed teams to the event. There will be coffee and snacks on sale at the event. The school holidays makes it an ideal family evening.
Here are the league standings after the first two rounds.
The Eastern Province Grand Prix returned to the racing calendar after many years.
The event took place from Friday the 17th to Saturday the 18th of June 2022. This gave visiting riders the opportunity to create a long weekend and to travel to the event on Youth day. Racing took place at the Westbourne Oval track.
The track is 500m long and is extremely smooth. The weather was perfect on the Friday. There was some wind on the Saturday, but not too bad.
There was racing for all categories from scholars to veterans.
Friday was mainly a match sprint day with qualifiers, heats and semi-finals being run. The finals were run on the Saturday. The event also included points, scratch, elimination, keirin and 1500m races over the two days. The team sprints and team pursuits were held on the Saturday.
The event was well supported by the youth with great scholars participation.
Here are the full results:
The next league event on the Western Province calendar includes a 8-lap team pursuit. Riders of the same club or same sponsored team will compete for points towards the league team trophy. Racing starts at 7pm on Tuesday, 14 June The event takes place at the iconic Bellville velodrome.
The program also includes bunch races for all categories while the invitation sprint tournament continues.
Here is the program:
We have Ride the Wall sessions for new riders on Sundays and group sessions on alternate Sundays. Contact us to start on the track.
Our next virtual track ride is on the Galapagar velodrome on BKool. Join us on Sunday, 7 March, at 7am (CET) which is at 8am in South Africa. We will be completing 40km.
The easiest way to find our ride is to join the TrackCyclingSA group. The ride will sit under the league rides on the BKool app.